Actualités sur les infrastructures

South Africa: Concrete product has potential use in rail industry

13/04/2012

Creamer Media Engineering News - 13 April 2012

Concrete products manufacturer Rocla has added the Alfabloc precast concrete retaining wall system to its range of products.

Rocla sales engineer Justin Kretzmar says that, while...

Catégories: Transport

Nairobi Menengai Geothermal Project (video)

13/04/2012

ABNDigital - 12 April 2012

The Menengai Geothermal Project is being launched in Nairobi today. The development of the field will set the stage for investments that will help meet Kenya's rapidly increasing demand for power,...

Catégories: Energie

South Sudan: The Road to Development (video)

13/04/2012

World Bank - 9 April 2012

Roughly the size of France, the landlocked country of South Sudan only has about 4,000 km of all weather roads which are classified as international and interstate roads. Watch this video to find out...

Catégories: Transport

South Africa keen to move ahead with plans to unlock 'northern mineral belt'

13/04/2012

Creamer Media's Engineering News - 13 April 2012

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Plans for unlocking South Africa's coal- and platinum-rich northern mineral belt through transport, water and energy interventions, were...

Catégories: Energie, Infrastructures générales, Transport, Eau

Zimbabwe: New dams could ease water crisis

12/04/2012

Fungai Mbetsa, the acting town clerk of the Zimbabwean municipality of Chitungwiza, has revealed plans to ease the water crisis in the area by constructing two new dams.

At present, the municipality is dependent Harare, the...

Catégories: Eau

South Africa: Transnet's R300bn capex plan shifts focus from maintenance to expansion (video)

12/04/2012

Creamer Media - 11 April 2012

State freight logistics group Transnet says it will shift its capital expenditure (capex) focus over the coming seven years from maintenance expenditure to expansionary investments and spend...

Catégories: Transport

Will Water Pumps Bring Peace to Ivory Coast? (video)

12/04/2012

PBS News Hour - 11 April 2012

JUDY WOODRUFF: Next tonight: A civil war in West Africa forces a country to look at its water problems.

Special correspondent Steve Sapienza has another of his collaborations with African...

Catégories: Eau

Africa to spend $72bn a year on infrastructure, but shortfall persists

12/04/2012

Creamer Media's Engineering News - 11 April 2012

Africa is able to spend about $72-billion a year on infrastructure, but there remains a $480-billion shortfall over the next decade, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday.

...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales, Energie, Transport, Eau

East Africa eases business regulations to spur investments

12/04/2012

Business Daily - 11 April 2012

Five east African countries have improved business environment for entrepreneurs in their respective nations by implementing critical regulatory reforms, a report by the World Bank has said.

The...

Catégories: Transport

Out of Africa (and Elsewhere): More Fossil Fuels

12/04/2012

New York Times - April 10, 2012

THE world’s largest energy companies have big plans for Mozambique.

Until recently, the East African country was better known for its long civil war, and had few energy resources...

Catégories: Energie

Africa, Asia & Elsewhere: Alternative Energy - Farmers Foil Utilities Using Cell Phones to Access Solar

12/04/2012

Bloomberg - April 12, 2012

On a January evening, Anand is shelling betel nuts by the light of an electric lamp in Halliberu, his village in India’s Karnataka state.

As his friends gather on the lamp-lit porch to swap stories,...

Catégories: Energie, TIC

Namibia’s transport network

11/04/2012

Informante - 11 April 2012

Editorial

One could assume that the firing of Titus Haimbili as TransNamib CEO came too late for tears as he has not only run the transport entity into the ground, but has also caused the collapse...

Catégories: Transport

Durban, South Africa: Toilet water can be purified

11/04/2012

Daily News - 10 April 2012

Yuck! This is the response in most instances to the proposal to recycle water from sewage effluent.

But experts warn that there are already substances in our water supply that might draw similar...

Catégories: Eau

Zimbabwe: Ensure Harare Gets Proper, Efficient Public Transport System

11/04/2012

allAfrica.com - 10 April 2012

editorial

Harare needs a proper urban transport system based on buses and, in time, incorporating rail and metro links as the city continues to expand and development becomes more dense. So far...

Catégories: Transport

Coming back to bite...

11/04/2012

This is Africa - March 5, 2012

African governments once rushed into signing bilateral investment treaties to encourage FDI. Lawyers are now calling for new models

With much of Africa’s investment coming from abroad, how ...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Vast majority of UK businesses see growing opportunity in Africa but potential not being realised; new report

11/04/2012

Barclays - 2 April 2012

Africa is a region of opportunity for UK businesses and British goods and services have an excellent reputation across the continent, but the potential of the region is far from being realised by...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

'UK must take Africa opportunity' says Barclays report

11/04/2012

Manchester Evening News - 11 April 2012

UK companies need to do more to take advantages of opportunities to win customers among the growing African middle classes, according to a new report.

A Barclays survey of UK companies...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

South Africa in massive freight rail drive

11/04/2012

South Africa.info - 11 April 2012

South African state transport and logistics company Transnet has announced the details of a R300-billion investment in infrastructure that it says will create over half-a-million new jobs...

Catégories: Transport, Infrastructures générales

La BAD finance deux projets d’eau potable et d’assainissement au Maroc

11/04/2012

La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) va contribuer au financement de deux projets d’assainissement dans le centre du Maroc, rapporte l'agence de presse PANA.

La banque va mobiliser environ 70 pourcent du coût total des...

Catégories: Eau

Nigeria-Cameroon - Transport Facilitation Programme for the Bamenda-Enugu Corridor

10/04/2012

African Development Bank - March 2012

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Catégories: Transport

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